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CNN
Nov 29, 2012 11:00am PST
now in syria, damascus international airport shut down. flights in and out are canceled. fierce fighting closed off the main road to the airport. these clashes happening as the country's internet goes dark and cell phone communication drops out. it's harder to post videos like this one. reportedly showing shelling in aleppo uploaded earlier today. in the past, the syrian government cut off access in an operation. but this is unprecedented. the military jet and two helicopters were shot down by rebels. now, takeovers at military bases given them a new arsenal of heavy weaponry. in this attack, they used rockets and as cnn's arwa damon reports, the rebels claiming this as a major victory. >> reporter: children on the back of a tractor made off with a sizable tangled lump of metal. what was all too often the cause of nightmares now a trophy of war. proudly shown off by this man. we want to take these pieces to show them to the other villages, he says. let them see what happened to these planes. everyone we speak to here describes the fear they felt any time they heard a jet overhea
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
. an elderly woman is beaten and robbed and tonight her hero is speaking out. >>> the deadly attack in syria continue. now the president wants to know who is to blame for the bloodshed. >>> the voice of an r and >>> as the fighting in syria intensifies, civilians are rushing to flee their homeland. about 11,000 syrians have crossed into nearby countries in just the last 24 hours. syria's president remains defiant. >> reporter: it's been another deadly day in syria with several key developments helping around the country. they have seized an important crossing point along the syrian/turkish border. the border crossing could be one more access point for weapons and fighters into syria and an exit point for refugees trying to get out. in the past 24 hours the refugee agency says more than 11,000 people have fled into neighboring countries and 8,000 into turkey alone. that brings the total number of registered refugees since the conflict began 19 months ago to 4,000. the community of the red cross says it's no longer capable of meeting the humanitarian needs of the conflict. >> despite the fact
PBS
Nov 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
. >> brown: the battle for control of syria reached ever closer to the capital today. heavy fighting flared near the damascus airport, and online access was cut, as the pressure intensified on president bashar al-assad. we have a report narrated by jonathan rugman of "independent television news." >> reporter: it could be the west's worst nightmare. jubilant jihadist fighters near damascus. this group has captured a helicopter and these islamists are now in the vanguard of syria's rebel army. syrian warplanes and helicopters were filmed attacking the fringes of the capital today. and to the road to the international airport has been closed by fighting. and as that fighting intensifies much of syria's internet network has been cut. the government and opposition are blaming each other for the shutdown. whatever the truth, syria's regime is battling these men for its very survival. president assad's helicopters are being shot down. and even a mig jet was filmed tumbling from the sky. this rebel boasting that he's downed both a helicopter and a mig within 24 hours. these surface to air missiles
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 12:00pm PST
people across syria are dealing with a nationwide internet blackout and a top official at the united nations has harsh words about the deadly civil war which has stretched on for more than a year. the details are next. and powerful storms are smacking the west coast with heavy rain and winds. ♪ [ male announcer ] are you on medicare? do you have the coverage you need? open enrollment ends friday, december 7th. so don't wait. now's the time to get on a path that could be right for you... with unitedhealthcare medicare solutions. call today to learn about the kinds of coverage we offer, including aarp medicarecomplete plans insured through unitedhealthcare. these medicare advantage plans can combine parts a and b, your hospital and doctor coverage... with part d prescription drug coverage, and extra benefits... all in one complete plan... for a $0 monthly premium. no more than what you already pay for medicare part b. unitedhealthcare doesn't stop there. we'll cover 100% of your preventive services... like an annual physical and immunizations... and you'll have the flexibility to cha
FOX
Nov 11, 2012 11:15pm EST
in neighboring syria. israel fired warning shots that crossed the border after a stray mortar from syria hit a military post in the golan heights. israel captured the golan heights in 1967 during the war. no damage has been reported inside israel, but israeli officials threaten tougher retaliation if the attacks continue. >>> at home we're taking it outside, gorgeous, gorgeous day, gwen tolbart, perfect day to rake leaves. >> absolutely. and a perfect day for a parade. we had plenty of those. guess what, the run is not quite over yet. i'll have the details of what to expect as you start your workweek after the break. where others fail, droid powers through. introducing the new droid razr maxx hd by motorola. now more than ever droid does. >>> we had a great today and with it came warmer conditions, temperatures were well above seasonal. a few clouds tonight and a little fog in the morning, so be prepared. here's a look at the highs today, unbelievable, 71 degrees at reagan national, 70 at dulles and 66 at bwi thurgood marshall, temperatures some 11 degrees above the seasonal average. so a ve
PBS
Nov 29, 2012 5:30pm PST
was down today in syria and some traffic was halted at the airport in damascus as rebels battled government forces. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> suarez: and i'm ray suarez. on the "newshour" tonight, margaret warner examines what the latest clashes tell us about the strength of the assad regime and of the opposition. >> brown: then, we update the growing unrest in egypt where the islamist-dominated assembly fast-tracked a vote on a new constitution. >> suarez: we continue our conversations with newly-elected senators. tonight, arizona republican, jeff flake. >> >> we're at a point on the fiscal issues where we have to reach an agreement and perhaps as we do so that will start the stage for the other areas as well. >> brown: fred de sam lazaro has the story of a minnesota non- profit that celebrates diversity and the power of dance. >> they're one of the few companies that within their own work spans so many kinds of different style, from classical ballet to modern danceo contemporary performance to urban dance. >> suarez: and we look at college sports teams, moving from conference to
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 3:00pm PST
bogus items. syria used distraction of fighting between israel and palestinians to resupply government troops in syria. correspondent leland vittert has the evidence. >> bretevidence >> reporter: they have been firing off and appearing ready for battle. the western intelligence sources tell fox news the men are ire rainian revolutionary guard troops coming to help bashar assad in the syria long civil war. they have exploited the attention on syria to ramp up the flight. often sending ton of ammunition, weapon and equipment multiple times a week. they are flying via rocky air space. the u.s. put pressure on iraq. iraq is inspecting the planes but sources say it's done on the return flight. when the plane is empty to appease the u.s. keep the flight coming. 18 months since the civil war. deflection from the syrian army means that assad has less well-trained men. >> recent rebel takeover have robbed the soldiers of equipment. and the army is running low on ammunition. >> while diplomatic pressure from united states is the only thing to stop iran shipments via iraqi air space, in israel th
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
of him and the d.c. flag. >>> coming up on news4 at 6:00, israel fires into syria, but this may just be a warning shot. the man behind the voice of elmo is accused of having a relationship with an underage kid. now he comes clean about what really happened. >>> a massive explosion came without warning obliterating homes and killing two people. >>> and the redskins quarterback with a tribute to america's heroes. >>> israel says it has exchanged gunfire with syria for the first time since the syrian uprising began two years ago. the israeli military says mortar shells from a syrian armored vehicle fell in the golden heights area today. the military said they returned fire and scored a direct hit on the vehicle. israel says it believes the shells were spillover from a border fight between syrian government forces and rebel fighters. government officials say they will continue to respond if syrian gunfire comes too close to its borders. >>> it's been three months now since an american free lance journalist went missing in syria. austin's parents are in lebanon hoping to learn more about
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
where the fiercest fighting in syria's civil war took place. and outrage as victims of sandy discover there are places for them to stay, but nobody told them. >>> as a burn survivor, you think you're all alone. you think you're the only person that has scars on your face or has, you know, skin graphs on your hands. we all have a story. i joined the united states army in 2002 and deployed to iraq. i was driving a humvee and when my friend went over a land mine i was in a medically induced coma. by the time i came out third degree burns on my head, face, arms, hands, portion of my back, portion of my legs. while i was recovering, i remember asking one of the social workers how can i help burn survivors. she said there's a great organization called the phoenix society. they're teaching them different ways to kind of cope. i went to this conference. everyone had big smiles on their face. i made a choice i was going to be positive every single day. and i'm using this positivity to give back to other people. >> please welcome a former u.s. army soldier and ins frags i prags to all of us and
PBS
Nov 10, 2012 12:00am PST
release, he will not be allowed to fly or board any plane without permission. in syria, the tide of refugees dramatically increased in the last 24 hours to 11,000. many were escaping from ras al- ayn, a key border town where government forces and rebels are engaged in heavy fighting. the u.n.'s humanitarian agency said today that most of the refugees fled to nearby turkey. in all, some 120,000 syrians are now living there in camps. still, president bashar assad told russian tv he has no regrets about his actions to crush the rebels, and he insisted it is not a "civil war." >>> it's not about the conciliation between the syrians and syria, don't have-- it's about terrorism and support coming from abroad for terrorists to destabilize syria. this is our war. >> sreenivasan: meanwhile, a report in "the new york times" depicted declining public support in syria for the rebels. the "times" said syrian civilians are increasingly frustrated with the anti-assad forces over unnecessary destruction and criminal behavior. the u.s. navy has reprimanded seven active duty members of seal team s
FOX News
Nov 30, 2012 10:00am PST
involved in syria by supplying weapons to the rebels. this despite evidence that's arms going into syria are going to the hard line extremists and people who hate america. we'll explain how that happening and why there is such risk in our next possible move. colonel ralph peters is next. four women in the military have filed a lawsuit to forechange the rules for women in combat. can a judge change the longstanding policy? we'll debate it in "kelly's court." a random act of kindness caught on camera. today we hear from the new york police officer who is being celebrated across the country. >> it was extremely cold that night. you see this gentleman. i offered to buy him a pair of socks. he said no, but god bless you and thanks for asking it's freezing cold touted and he had the heart to say god bless me. i just knew i had to help him. citracal slow release continuously releases calcium plus d with efficient absorption in one daily dose. citracal slow release. campbell's has 24 new soups that will make it drop over, and over again. ♪ from jammin' jerk chicken, to creamy gouda bisque. see
CBS
Nov 15, 2012 7:00pm EST
.6 billion. and the iranians and the saw des are fighting in a country called syria. we do not have a democratic resolution in syria. those are the guys whose side we tend to be on. and then approximately for the iranians, they happen to be a facade. that's the big picture. ingly wish i could pick your brain for another couple hours, but we've got to get to the weather forecast. "the god problem." i suggest you head over to the bookstore or maybe go online and get it on your kindle. topper? >> yeah, good stuff. >>> all right, let's talk about the cooler weather. it was 72 here on monday. 65 on tuesday, although a footnote, that 65 occurred at midnight. 49 y.51 today. shooting for 54 tomorrow. the temperatures have taken a tumble. average high is about 59. the live look outside, the live weather cam. there's a game going on. right now 47. high again only 51. dew points in the 30s. winds are northeast at 6 and the pressure has gone up just a little bit since the last hour. satellite picture radar combined. we will talk about this storm out in the west later tomorrow and the next day.
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
week. thousands of refugees have left. the violence in syria killed more than 36,000 people since an uprising over syrian president bashar al assad's regime. >>> israel fired a rn warning s from a stray shell. israel filed a complaint with the united nations over that incident. there are concerns the violence in syria will spill over into neighboring countries. >>> and more breaking news at this hour from israel. the military there targeting militants in the gaza strip following several rocket attacks. this morning militants there launched ten rockets into southern israel. a rocket hit a house, damaging that home and nearby cars overnight. no one was hurt. the israeli air force carried out several raids in the gaza strip in response to palestinian rocket fire. israel says more than 110 rockets have hit israel since saturday. >>> investigators want to know why they're only finding out now about the investigation that revealed now former cia director general petraeus' affair. the fbi launched the investigation who jill kelley, an unpaid social liaison at an air force base in florida
CSPAN
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
: what do. the next move is for syria? -- what do you think the next move is? guest: the top general in britain said they would be considering a move there. there's a conversation but in washington and other international capitals of their needs to be something done. winter is coming. you may not know this, but winter in syria is quite cold. those who have been displaced from their homes, there is, i think, 35,000 casualties in the 19th month of this civil war. host: here's a tweet from david cameron. given what you have just said about syria, could there be pressure from our allies to make a bolder move in syria? guest: the u.s. is already doing something. it does not seem like there is additional pressure. the rest of the u.s. allies, turkey, they are afraid of getting involved. the only pressure, or the most active countries right now we're probably -- are probably qatar and saudi arabia. we have troops and special forces along the border who are vetting who those bombs get delivered to. it is unclear exactly what the status of that is right now, but i do not feel that allies, as
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm EST
officials are targeted in a new onslaught of attacks in syria. gambling expansion passed in maryland, so when are all those new jobs coming to prince george's county? a couple of states made history legalizing the sale of marijuana for recreational use. it could set up a big governmen >>> the president of syria survived an attack on his palace today. it hit nearby homes instead. three people died and seven others were hurt. syrian media called it a terrorist attack. they said it was retaliation for syrian violence. syrian tv also reports a judge died today when a bomb exploded in his car. >>> wall street had its worst day of 2012, tumbling more than 300 points today. the dow fell below 13,000 for the first time since september. the nasdaq and the s&p also suffered big losses. the sell-off was triggered by worries over the looming fiscal cliff here at home. there are also new concerns about europe's struggling economy. >>> it is not just americans who are excited, or upset about the election results yesterday. millions of people in other countries held watch parties as the results came in
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
®. america's softest tissue. >>> breaking news in syria. an air raid carried out by syrian forces killed one person and injured three others. this was near the turkish border. the jet struck the area five times in ten minutes. this is the second time in two days syria bombed the rebel held region. turkey says the attacks are endangering its security. the violence in syria has killed more than 36,000 people since an uprising against syrian president bashar al assad's regime back last year. >>> new this morning, a rocket attack killed at least one person in afghanistan. police say at least four rockets hit the northeast section of ka dull. the attack happened near an intelligence service office building and a private tv station. insurgents occasionally launch rockets into the city, but the weapons are not very accurate. >>> today palestinians began the process of exhuming former president yasser arafat's body. they started removing stones from the tomb, a process that will take two weeks. it's part of the investigation into his death. arafat's wife believes he was poisoned. a swiss institute s
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
nations, is in line for that job. >>> a jet attack struck the rebel held region in syria near the turkish border, killing one person and injuring at least three others. turkey says the attacks are endangering their security. the violence has killed at least 36,000 people since the uprising against president bashar al assad's regime last year. >>> a rocket attack killed a 28-year-old man in afghanistan. rockets hit the northeast section of kabul overnight. it happened near an zbins service office building and a private tv station. insurgents occasionally launch rockets into the city, but the weapons are not very accurate. >>> new this morning, four people in the hospital after a violent night in northeast washington. the victims are of a triple stabbing and a shooting just three miles apart. the stabbing happened at the 300 block of 51st street just after 1:00 this morning. when the police arrived, they found two women and a child with stab wounds. they are expected to be okay. no word on a suspect there. just minutes later, police got calls for shots fired in the 2000 block of "c" street.
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am PST
in a bit. >>> the new united opposition in syria may be on the verge of gaining a very important diplomatic reward from the united states. we have that story. the update of what is taking place in syria. up ahead. less. that's one smart board. what else does it do, reverse gravity? [ laughs ] [ laughs ] [ whooshing ] tell me about it. why am i not going anywhere? you don't believe hard enough. a smarter way to shop around. now that's progressive. call or click today. [ grunting ] oh, let me guess --ou see this? more washington gridlock. no, it's worse -- look, our taxes are about to go up. not the taxes on our dividends though, right? that's a big part of our retirement. oh, no, it's dividends, too. the rate on our dividends would more than double. but we depend on our dividends to help pay our bills. we worked hard to save. well, the president and congress have got to work together to stop this dividend tax hike. before it's too late. i want to get a big tv for my big family, for the big holiday. we like to watch big games. we got a big spread together... so it's gotta be big. how about th
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 2:30am PST
tons of, quote, bank notes into syria. u.s. and european sanctions include a ban on syrian currency in an attempt to slow the violence that's killed thousands of people. syria and russian officials have so far not responded to the reports. >>> overseas tens of thousands are rallying today in cairo's tahrir square protesting what they view as a blatant power grab by president mohamed horsey. with tensions mounting yesterday, morsi appeared to soften his controversial attempt to award himself near absolute power above the reach of the law. in a vaguely worded statement, morsi spokesman backtracked slightly saying that only acts of sovereignty would be immune from oversight. >>> well, u.s. consumers went big this weekend for small business saturday. millions of holiday shoppers spent a total of $5.5 billion during the third annual local business shopping event. mika spent half of that in the south of france. and that's not even counted in that tally. for more on the holiday shopping season and the impact on the economy, let's go right now to cnbc's steve sedwood live in london with us.
PBS
Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm PST
military action may be seriously contemplated and he has referred to nuclear iran and syria, russia, as a big adversaries and then there is the other romney that we saw in the presidential debate and this romney was a romney that was much more moderate, realistic, and a presidential candidate who used the word peace so many times and much more than president obama. so we will know until he takes office who will not true romney in terms of foreign policy. >> all right. thanks very much, professor. yota has been standing by and let's bring him back into the conversation. the polls throughout the campaign pointed toward a closer contest than the one four years ago. how do you think the dynamic has changed? >> i think the dynamic has changed a tremendously compared to 2008 and all because of the economy, number two because of obama's inability to energize the independents, because of diminishing charisma and, three, obama's substandard performance at the first debate that gave romney momentum. when an incumbent is running for re-election it is between him, a chance to turn the page. his
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
. police continue to investigate. >>> several anti-government groups in syria are teaming up to form a new coalition tonight. this as fighting continued today all across that country. the move comes after intense international pressure to form a more united front to fight president bashar al assad's regime. the new coalition has elected a president, vice presidents and a security general. leaders are hoping this move will help draw in more international support as well as resources. >>> a nato service member killed today in an insider attack in afghanistan. afghan officials say an attacker wearing an afghan army uniform shot and killed a member of the u.s.-led coalition forces. the soldier's identity and nationality have not been disclosed. at least 57 soldiers have been killed in so-called insider attacks this year. nato is preparing to withdraw most combat troops by the end of 2014. >>> a major snowstorm slamming canada. residents digging out after several feet of snow, and more could be on the way. a lot nicer in our area. sunny and warm today, but it is i we -- is winter weather on the
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2012 8:30am EST
. moss. there's a civil war in syria. should the united states be doing more to help the opposition to the syria government? >> no, i'm the peace and prosperity candidate, and peace is peace on earth, not just in the lower 50 or 48, and i am opposed to war because it creates more problems than it solves, and things can be settled peacefully. there's one example going back to the nuclear menace that the f-35 represents. if i'm elected, i would create a new federal department by merging two existing ones, namely, it would be called the department of social and national security. social being the partners, and then that's fully funded. the rest goes to the national security. i'm not afraid of attacks us. >> moderator: mr. sanders, syria? sanders: i not only voted against the war in iraq, but the ethics voted against the gulf war, and after two wars, 6,000 soldiers, costs us over $3 trillion added to our national debt. no, i do not think that we should be involved in the caring of syria. assad killed tens of thousands of his own people. it's appropriate that we arm the rebels, but do it
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >>> there are new concerns that the violence in syria is spilling across its borders. the syrian air force founded villages along the border with turkey today. the aerial plot began after they began to take control of the rebel towns. thousands of syrians are pouring across the bored entire turkey. and israel has carried out an air strike in syria for a second day because syrian mortars have been landing inside israeli territory. israel is also filing a complaint with the united nations. >>> congress return to work today with a daunting agenda. they have seven weeks to reach a budget deal and avoid tax increases known as the fiscal cliff. danielle lee reports with more on the likelihood republicans and democrats will be able to reach a compromise. >> reporter: lawmaker rush to washington, welcoming the newly elected members of congress and promising they're ready for progress. >> we're going to work together to reignite the american dream. >> make no mistake. republicans are offering bipartisan solutions. now it is the president's turn. >> reporter: unless congress reaches a deal which so far has
FOX
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
york city area later on this week. >>> for the first time since the uprising started in syria, israel has been drawn into the fighting. israel fired warning shots across the border after a stray mortar from syria hit a military post in the golan heights. the military says no damage or injuries were reported inside israel but israeli official are threatening tougher retaliation for attacks continue. >>> how some people are pitching in to help victims of the superstorm recover by donating their vacation days. let's check in with tucker when we come back. ♪ [ male announcer ] from our nation's networks... ♪ ...to our city streets... ♪ ...to skies around the world... ♪ ...northrop grumman's security solutions are invisibly at work, northrop grumman. well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee. actually, i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >>> welcome back. because of veterans day or the rhett rains day holiday, metrorail is on a saturday schedule today. off-peak fares are in effect. t
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 5:00am EST
. >>> israel million take officials say they fired warning shots at syria sunday. a stray shell from fighting it syrian troops and antigovernment rebels hit an area occupied by syria since 1973. >>> lawyers for chicago area congressman jesse jackson, jr. are now working on a plea deal with the just department. jackson won reelection last week but has been on leave since june for treatment of bipolar depression. he's been accused of misusing tens of thousands of dollars in campaign funds. >>> it's 5:10. according to greek myths, humans have been trying to fly -- [indiscernible] some engineering students are closer to making human flight a reality. that's coming up at 5:56. >>> at 5:34, a woman in our area has given birth to a healthy said of quadruplets. >>> next at 5:15, howard says enjoy today. he has a cooler forecast in his seven-day. we'll be back. >>> good morning. welcome back to 9news now. a holiday for a lot of you. it's a day that you'll be able to go out and enjoy whatever you like to do. rake leaves, jog, have coffee outdoors. >> one last warm day before reality setting back n. our
CNN
Nov 8, 2012 6:00am PST
been killed in syria's conflict. >>> after being elected for a sixth term, arizona sheriff joe arpaio says he wants to meet with members of the latino community. known for his tough stance on undocumented immigrants is being sued by the aclu and the justice department for racial discrimination and civil rights violations. arpaio has denied those allegations. >>> in other news, walmart is kicking off black friday deals even earlier this year, opening at 8:00 pm on thanksgiving instead of 10:00 pm. a walmart executive said the change was made after customers told the world's largest retailer they wanted to shop and go to bed earlier. >>> take a look at these pictures. what happens? what appears to be a smashed car is actually 17 athletes and acrobats painted and twisted to look like a crash. why, you ask? the video is part of an australian video safety bureau ad campaign, speed something the number one road safety issue contributing to a third of fatal crashes over the past two years. >>> colorado is about to give two meaning to the term rocky mountain high, people voted to change the s
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
from syria where ten children are said to have been killed when a cluster bomb landed close to where they were playing. it's not the first alleged use of cluster units by the regime of president bashar al assad. it may be one of the most appalling. >> reporter: these disturbing images show what happens after a children's playground is hit, according to activist, by a cluster bomb. refugees with nowhere else to hide, apparently hit by a single deadly device dropped by a jet. some cluster bombs released smaller explosives to cause maximum devastation against softer targets. what do these children have to do with anything, yells one man? at least ten children killed, according to activist, who said they found the remains of the bomb around the tiny village of deir al assafir. cnn can't verify his pictures or claim that cluster bombs were used. but activist images from the scenes show cluster munitions. but activists say civilians have been hit before when the regime has responded to key rebel successes like at this important air base not far away. >> there is no logic at all attacking s
CSPAN
Nov 22, 2012 7:00am EST
like a straightforward issue in terms of intervening on syria, you only have five permanent members of the security council. and they cannot agree on something like this. you know, what has happened, obviously i think in the past couple decades, there's been an information revolution that has led to expectations that you articulated. in the gaza, it is live, in damascus, it is live. we have expectations for action. when we observe things like that, they are not seen it, there were not noted here our expectations are former limited. today, the public is globally connected and has certain expectations. and yet international institutions have not evolved in a powerful way. we still of the same institutions that have a political order since 2002. nobody can figure out how to do it. host: what is your relationship with benjamin netanyahu? guest: i do not have one. host: what about what is going on and syria, supplely into this current conflict? guest: it does. it does in two ways. in one way, it pushed syria off the front pages in the arab world. anytime you have a flare up on palestine,
FOX News
Nov 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
with syria. that's according to the head of the nato military alliance. he he expects the turks to formally request the patriot air to surface missiles in the coming days any deployment would be for defensive purposes. turkey shares longest border with syria and former allies have recently exchanged rocket fire. meanwhile syrian rebel firefighters claim they seized a military base on 00 outskirts of capital city of damascus and group of islamist within the rebel ranks claims that it has rejected the new western-backed' session group a potential major set back in the effort to topple the syrian president bashar assad. basically i just said it's very confusing. passengers on the italian airliner survived what one of them described as 10 seconds of terror when their plane hit turbulence and plunged some 10,000 feet. airline officials say it happened over the atlantic ocean on a flight from cuba to italy. sudden drop injured 30 people or so. nothing serious but just scrapes and bruises. pilots reported the plane itself is fine. they alan landed safely at their destination in millan. what happen
CNN
Nov 7, 2012 8:00am EST
areas that still are out there? syria, we've been talking about for the last 20 months. both president obama and mitt romney said that assad has to go. if they don't do anything about that, it makes america look a little bit weak. i think that will be a big question. and what to do about iran, that will be a huge challenge and how to meet the challenge of a rising china, also going through its leadership change this week. >> always a treat to get to talk to you. great to see you this morning. >>> what about the status quo on capitol hill? both the house and the senate maintain the republican and democratic majorities, respectively. what does it mean for the president's ability to govern going into a second term? [ woman ] it's 32 minutes to go time, and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the strategist's tablet. and while i make my way into the venue, the candidate will be rehearsing off of his phone. [ candidate ] and than
PBS
Nov 6, 2012 12:00am PST
of the day, here's hari sreenivasan. >> woodruff: the violence in syria swept up a new group today. fighting raged near a palestinian fugee camp in southern damascus. iativists said palestinian radicals supporting the syrian government were battling other palestinians.ra elsewhere in the capital, a car packed with explosives detonated in a main square,illing ail least 11 people. the blast heavily damaged nearby buildings, and littered the streets with charred debris.ng and in the central province of hama, a suicide car bomb killed at least 50 syrian soldiers and gunmen. across greece today, servicesha ground to a halt in the face of a new protest against austerity measures. the governing coalition presented its latest package to parliament, $17 billion in s.ending cuts and tax hi in response, transport workers, journalists, doctors, and many shkeepers stopped work for 48 hours. my showed up for marches in athens to show their opposition. trading was light on wall street today ahead of the presidential election. edthe dow jones industrial avere gained 19 points to close at 13,112. the nasdaq
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Nov 13, 2012 12:00am PST
, the other news of the day. here's kwame holman. >> holman: israeli tanks fired shells into syria today for the second time in as many days. it raised new concerns of the civil war in syria spilling beyond its borders. israeli officials said the army fired back after syrian mortar fire landed in the israeli- controlled golan heights. plumes of smoke could be seen rising above the area. meanwhile, a new coalition of syrian opposition groups launched a campaign to win recognition of a government-in- waiting. the groups agreed to unite yesterday. in afghanistan, a nato service member was killed by insurgents in the east. the announcement today did not identify the soldier's nationality. it came a day after a british soldier was shot and killed by a man in an afghan army uniform. there have been dozens of such insider attacks. the parliament of greece has approved a new austerity budget for the coming year, paving the way for more outside aid. the greek prime minister vowed today the cost-cutting measures will be the last sacrifices greeks will have to endure. it's still unclear whether eur
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